Ian Stalvies

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If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

Our 8 Recovery Gear Picks For Fall 2017

Running well tomorrow depends on how well you recovered today. These are our top picks for gear, apparel and nutrients to help you get back out …

Small Item, Big Impact: Types of UI Icons.

Icons in user interfaces are the elements that cannot be overestimated. Small and meaningful, they solve numerous problems. They become little keys …

UI Design

Agile Is not Easy for UX: (How to) Deal with It

<b>Summary:</b> Agile and UX work well together when management values UX, UX practitioners show leadership, the process isn’t strict, and UX is embedded on …

Project Management

The digital ad industry is officially out of ideas

Digital advertising sure seems to be stuck thinking inside the box.<p>Consider Marc Pritchard, the chief brand officer at Procter & Gamble, who has been on something of a 12-city summer tour decrying the state of ad tech.<p>Pritchard told an audience at the Dmexco conference in Cologne, Germany, a few …

Sign of the times: Marketers flock to Dmexco for direct deals with ad tech

Advertisers may be hard to come by in the crowded halls of Dmexco, but those present are looking to build direct relationships with ad tech vendors, …

Digital media’s credibility crisis

Digiday+ Member Article<p>This week’s edition of The Rundown covers the creeping doubts closing in on digital advertising, Facebook’s blunt approach to …

Media buyers applaud Canvas ads in Instagram Stories, but say there are limitations

Facebook finally brought the long-awaited Canvas ad format to Instagram Stories on Tuesday, letting advertisers promote their products and services …

Norm Pearlstine: ‘It’s not yet clear what people will pay for.’

Few people have had as illustrious a career in publishing as Norm Pearlstine, who retired in July from Time Inc. He spent 14 years at Time Inc., …

In China, platforms are cutting out media-buying agencies

If China is where the future happens, that’s bad news for media agencies. In China, big brands are increasingly moving their advertising budgets from …

How Reader’s Digest cut its page-load time by 40 percent this year

Your grandmother’s favorite magazine is getting a makeover to ready itself for the digital age.<p>Trusted Media Brands, the publisher of titles …

How to manage design projects with user experience metrics

The state we’re in<p>We all agree that it’s important to create a “good” user experience, but when you’re in the heat of a design project, how do you …

9 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design, According To Ideo, Microsoft, Autodesk, MIT, And More

“Our profession is in between ‘utopia and oblivion.’ It will be oblivion if we continue focusing on minor aesthetic problems.”<p>The world is changing faster than ever–socially, technologically, environmentally, politically, and economically. In the midst of these shifts, designers have the crucial …

‘It’s the gut of ad tech’: Inside the rise of Dmexco

Once a well-kept secret among German media and ad tech executives, Dmexco has evolved into a sprawling monster of a trade show, the tentpole, global …

I Didn't Know That!

According to a recent paper by Chris Miglino, co-founder and CEO of SRAX, an advertising tech company, as online users bounce from desktop to mobile, …

UK mobile ad buyers are getting better at combining data and creative

UK mobile ad buyers are successfully finding ways to combine data and creative teams to maximise the value of mobile data when planning mobile ad …

Digital Advertising

Mobile Marketing's Saviours Are Unmasked

It's interesting when two pieces of research looking at separate areas of adland come up with logical conclusions that support one another. Neither …

User-Centered Design 101

The Importance Of User-Centered Design<p>In the 1980s, I was designing computer graphics tools that could do lots of things, but sometimes our customers …

Pitch deck: How Amazon is selling ad buyers on its growing advertising business

Amazon is ramping up its advertising pitch to agencies and brands. The company recently expanded its self-serve programmatic advertising offering so …

UX Design Patterns for Mobile Apps: Which and Why

Developers and designers don’t always get along. We spend days working on something and then hear “That’s not possible, change your design” or “we’ve …

Weight Watchers Canada abandons TV & creates first digital-only campaign

In a new campaign in Canada, Weight Watchers and digital creative agency Pound & Grain came together to create the “Just Watch Me ____” campaign. But …

What to expect from Apple's iPhone event on September 12th

Another September, another iPhone event, right? Well, not exactly. Apple celebrated the iPhone's 10th anniversary earlier this year, and all of the rumors have pointed to a radically new and potentially very expensive smartphone to celebrate that milestone. It's all but certain we'll see this new …

Volvo buys premium app-based valet service Luxe

Volvo has just acquired the app-based valet service Luxe, which let users coordinate a driver to park, wash and refuel their car. But the Swedish automaker didn't pick it up just to convenience its customers -- it wants Luxe's technology and engineers, too.<p>The valet-tech company was almost bought …

Volvo

Amazon Continues World Domination, Announces Future Plans For Second $5 Billion Headquarters

Around the world, architects are updating their portfolios, mayors are devisingPowerPoints, and billionaire Jeff Bezos’s cell phone is blowing up. In an unusual move, Amazon announced plans to invest $5 billion for a second U.S. headquarters in a city that wins the bid. The Seattle-based company …